Date: 2 weeks ago   Category: Economy

The European country which opposed "Nord Stream-2" changed the mind


France and Germany settled a dispute around "Nord Stream-2". Paris agreed to accept new edition of amendments to the Gas directive of the European Union which does not block the Russian project, Afp.Sut of a compromise tells is that all decisions on the gas pipeline will be made by Germany as in its territory there is point of receiving gas. In other words, Berlin will acquire option in respect of application to this draft of rules of the EU gas directive and possible exceptions of it. Thus, the document will help the countries to avoid crisis in the relations and at the same time will allow France to support amendments to the Gas directive. Earlier it became known that France wants to support the interfering realization of "Nord Stream-2" of the amendment according to which the European Commission will be able to regulate intergovernmental agreements on gas transportation, to impose certain requirements to negotiation or to forbid them. According to the French side, the gas pipeline is fraught with "strategic problems" for Europeans. It was specified, in particular, that Paris does not want to enhance the general dependence of Europe on Russia and to do harm to the certain countries. "Nord Stream-2" — the project of the gas pipeline between Russia and Germany which will be laid on a bottom of the Baltic Sea. Its cumulative power is estimated at 55 billion cubic meters of gas a year. Start is planned for the end of 2019. "The film of day" is more than important news in Telegram channel. Subscribe!

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